Check List 7(6): 868-870, doi: 10.15560/7.6.868
Aves, Tyrannidae, Platyrinchus leucoryphus Wied, 1931: distribution extension in Brazil
expand article infoVagner de Araujo Gabriel, Jesse D’Arc Silva-Filho§
‡ Casa da Floresta Assessoria Ambiental Ltda., Brazil§ E.E.P.S.G. Candido Portinari, Brazil
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The Russet-winged Spadebill Platyrinchus leucoryphus Wied, 1831 is a passerine threatened by extinction. Its geographical distribution encompasses the Atlantic Forest of southeastern and southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, and Misiones province in Argentina. In this note, we document the species for the first time in the state of Bahia (Brazil), extending its known distribution by 440 km northward.